Jessica Payne


E466 Corbett Family Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Associate Professor, Nancy O'Neill Collegiate Chair in Psychology

  • The impact of sleep
  • Stress
  • Memory

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You Deserve a Great Nap

If you’re lucky enough to have an office or access to a nap room, consider keeping a pillow, eye mask and earplugs at work, said Jessica Payne, a professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame.

San Diego Union Tribune

Column: How to take a nap while you’re awake

Jessica Payne, a psychology professor at the University of Notre Dame who conducts similar sleep lab research, agrees that taking time to rest, whether by napping or getting into the downstate, is crucial in this day of social media bombardment.